Research Specialist

Level:
Other
Job Term:
Permanent
Location:
London
Position/Type:
Legal Knowledge Management
Salary Description:
Up to £32, 500 per annum
Posted:
18/12/2018
Recruiter:
US Law Support
Job Ref:
USLS-RS18

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Reference and Research Specialist to join our client; a particularly impressive, highly prestigious US law firm situated in close proximity to Marble Arch station. You will be part of the Library Services team working in a team of two, under the Librarian & Research Services Manager.

Duties include:

  • Providing research and reference service to lawyers and support staff in the London office and globally;
  • Answer a diverse range of queries and conduct research in the legal practice areas of the London offices;
  • Source and retrieve documents using a range of electronic resources and databases;
  • Source materials for lawyers, from external libraries including the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, the Bodleian Law Library and the British Library;
  • Order library materials when requested and authorized;
  • Allocate database passwords to new members of staff and assists in their induction;
  • Participate in the global reference schedule.

The firm are offering a competitive salary of up to £32,500, depending on prior experience and knowledge along with paid overtime and full, City based benefits. Working hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm and some flexibility to work overtime is required.

They are seeking candidates with a minimum of 12 months' experience in a similar role in a US or UK/international law firm environment. Knowledge of using the Sierra library management system and other resources such as Lexis, Westlaw, Kluwer, Lawtel and Justis would be ideal. The successful candidate must also be comfortable in using both technology and physical library resources to conduct research.

Do not delay in applying, this is a great opportunity for a Reference and Research Specialist looking to work for a high-profile City based, US/international law firm. Successful candidates will be contacted and furnished with a detail job description.

Closing Date:
20/01/2019

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